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The NFL Power Rankings are inherently a judge of each team’s strength. But to find out which team is the strongest, you have to consider their weak spots. That’s what we’re doing in this week’s rankings.
As we rank teams this week, each NFL Nation reporter assesses where the teams they cover have gone wrong this season. Some are nitpicks; others (see the city of New York) are gaping holes.
How we rank in our Power Rankings: Our power panel — a group of more than 80 writers, editors and TV personalities — evaluates how teams stack up throughout the season.
Week 5 ranking: 2
Biggest weakness: The defense
The Seahawks are 5-0 despite a historically leaky defense. They allowed a combined 1,292